Examples to Follow The Society August 31, 2012 Poetry By Michael T. Young Traffic, a crowd, the tide flooding the bay, whatever will rise and fall, will begin, then end, forgive each moment for what comes along, like wind shoving the clouds, and clouds, the day, like the night calling the sun to come in, the dream where a brief second is lifelong, where nothing waits for praises or regret, but takes as eyes take, gives with the ease of skin— only so much—yet real as all you know, that leaves or stays, will sleep and wake, forget, let go. From Transcriptions of Daylight, Rattapallax Press, © 2000; originally printed in The Edge City Review. Reprinted by permission of the author. Click here for other poems by Michael T. Young www.michaeltyoung.com Views expressed by individual poets and writers on this website and by commenters do not represent the views of the entire Society. The comments section on regular posts is meant to be a place for civil and fruitful discussion. Pseudonyms are discouraged. The individual poet or writer featured in a post has the ability to remove any or all comments by emailing submissions@ classicalpoets.org with the details and under the subject title “Remove Comment.” Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.